Fantastic job by Literacy DuPage, part of Pro Literacy America. Professional. Cordial. Encouraging.
One interesting fact that came out is that several of the future tutors wish to tutor to WELCOME immigrants to America. To combat the negativeness of the tone toward immigrants. To let them know we welcome them.
We get matched with a student next week. Then two more training sessions until we are official literacy tutors.
We even get an official tote bag and card to identify ourselves at libraries where we will tutor.
Oh. These are all volunteers.
Well done. Well done. Seeing a positive side of this beloved America. I know there’s greatness there in her people.
More to follow. I’m exhausted!
Thanks for reading.
What does it mean to be American? Read Ms. Bailey’s insightful blog post. Click on the link:
I so agree. These are trying times to be American,and vital that we uphold the very highest ideals.
One of the main arguments I hear in favor of allowing undocumented people to live freely in the United States is that “they” take jobs that American citizens do not want such as backbreaking, physically demanding housekeeping and agricultural jobs. This is the wrong argument for immigration-rights activists like me to advance because it perpetuates […]
via A Mistaken Appeal to Selfishness — Laura Jean Bailey
Educators and those who care about great public schools–be vigilant!
For now, here is one union’s thoughts here:
AFSCME on Janus
Okay, writers, artists, educators, poets, HUMANS… Hear this:
Tiferet Journal hopes to foster peace through literature and art.
There is nothing better. Period. Read. Write. Learn.
I am pleased to have had two poems published here, in Tuck Magazine.
I am particularly happy to be published here since Tuck Magazine tries to bring social justice issues to light, while helping its writers publish. Perhaps you want to get a more global look at issues; Tuck Magazine does that.
Where have you been submitting? How is writing and publishing going for you?
Thanks for reading!
Pleased to learn a poem I recently wrote will be published shortly. Details to follow.
US News and World Report published an interesting article on June 1st, about “The Girls Who Paved the Way,” stating that the true heroes of school desegregation were the girls and women who laid the foundations for Brown v. Board of Education.